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Career Development Center

» Specialized Career Services for Women

While opportunities for women on campus seem limited, there are actually a number of amazing clubs and organizations available to women here at Chapman.  As for community organizations, this very brief overview of the support and professional growth systems available just within Orange County is far from an exhausted resource!  There are many dozens more that are not listed, and this barely touches upon Los Angeles County.  The more you look, the more you will find.  Please take advantage of the Office of Career Professional Development as you build your professional profile and explore your career opportunities.

+ - On-campus Support

Chapman celebrates and teaches diversity through academic coursework, events, speakers, student clubs, and workshops

+ - Local/Community Support

For women lawyers and those who support their advancement

Family services, community resources, get involved, women & philanthropy

Volunteer ministry of World Vision, a Christian relief and development organization which equips women to serve impoverished and oppressed women and children worldwide.

Women building better communities

Professional Development opportunities, workshops, membership benefits

Grassroots advocacy membership organization for issues women care about

Member based organization that offers career information, sponsors events, professional support

Work towards leadership and decision making positions in government, nonprofit, and the private sector

Non-profit organization that provides an intensive 10-week leadership program to prepare women for government and public policy positions

An exciting nonprofit collaborative launched in 2011 to address the lack of coordination around women’s health issues in Orange County, California.

We believe that women’s rights are the unfinished business of the 21st century and that we need to keep fighting for equality and full participation

WITOC is a California non-profit organization founded in 1985 as Women in World Trade. We are proud to have earned the reputation as the premier trade organization in Orange County

The Orange County Federation of Republican Women (OCFRW) has a membership of over 1,500 with 16 local clubs.

+ - General Support

Speak up!  Speak out!  Get involved!

Committed to Healing, Educating, and Supporting Black Women!

Leadership institute, scholarships, resources

A great resource for women in the workforce specializing in women networking with women.

A global volunteer movement inspiring women to reach out to other women and through the simple act of offering guidance and insight help them achieve their personal and professional aspirations.

+ - Financial/Employment Support

Provides a career center that where female job seekers can post their resumes or search through job listings. Also includes an extensive list of internships for women.

Women job-seekers can find a variety of career and job resources including recruiting events and job fairs career coaching resume critiquing and job-search seminars. Free and fee-based; never pay.

Designed to assist women seeking career advancement. Job-seekers can browse for jobs (by occupation/industry) and post your resume as well as find tips and other resources. Free to job-seekers.

Offers a job line, economic-development opportunities, and community-service projects.

Specializing in the Placement of Women & Minority Candidates

Specializes in identifying and placing highly skilled female and minority professionals who possess the experience, expertise, and academic credentials necessary for upper level positions. Job-seekers can browse job openings and submit your resumes. Free to job-seekers.

Provides information on minority business financing and women-owned financial institutions. Also provides employment resources for minorities and women in finance, banking, and investments.

The Feminist Majority Foundation's Jobs Board has been a high-traffic resource for over a decade.